Oct. 6, 2012
|No. 14 K-State (16-2, 3-2)||17||28||15||-||0|
|No. 9 Texas (13-3, 6-0)||25||30||25||-||3|
Ahearn Field House – Manhattan, Kan.
• The Wildcats are now 124-46 (.729) in Ahearn Field House under Head Coach Suzie Fritz… K-State has had a losing record in home matches only once during her tenure.
• The Wildcats had their home winning streak of 14 consecutive matches broken... The last time K-State lost at home was against Texas on Oct. 15, 2011 (0-3).
• K-State is now 7-28 all-time against Texas and 3-20 under Suzie Fritz.
• Saturday’s starting lineup was senior setter Caitlyn Donahue, senior opposite Kathleen Ludwig, Junior defensive specialist Tristan McCarty, junior middle blocker Kaitlynn Pelger, junior outside hitter Lilla Porubek, junior outside hitter Courtney Traxson and libero Kuulei Kabalis… It is the second time the Wildcats have used this lineup… K-State is 1-1 in those matches.
• Saturday’s nights match was the highest attendance in Ahearn Field House this year at 3,044.
• K-State hit .123 for the match (36-22-114).
• K-State is ranked No. 14 in the AVCA Preseason Coaches Poll… The Wildcats are now 214-92 (.699) when playing as a ranked team.
• K-State is now 3-1 against ranked opponents this season.
• Kaitlynn Pelger and Alex Muff both had at least 10 kills in the match… It is the 8th time that the Wildcats have had two players or more achieve this in 2012.
• Kaitlynn Pelger led the team in kills with 15 and also had 5 digs…She has led the team or tied for the lead in kills 12 times this season… This is also the 12th time that she has achieved 10+ kills in a match this season… She also moved into for 14th in career kills with 1059
• Caitlyn Donahue had 30 assists and 1 service ace.
• Lila Porubek finished the night with 4 kills and 5 digs
• Alex Muff had 10 kills hitting .353 in tonight’s match…This is her second most kills she’s had this season… It is her 11th 10+ kill match, and her 41st .300+ hitting percentage in her career.